October 17 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

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Felt Circle Throw Pillow by Amy from Diary of a Quilter

Amy’s great pillow is easy to make and has great visual impact. You could go a little crazy with this felt circle idea for the holidays; turn them into ornaments, gift tags, make matching garlands… Have fun!

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42 Responses to October 17 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

  1. Lynn says:

    I like this page and will absolutely share it with others. It’s satisfying to find something of this magnitude. Keep up the interesting work!

  2. Ginger says:

    What a fun pillow.

  3. erin says:

    I made this pillow years ago…still in a good shape !!!

  4. Linda G says:

    This pillow is adorable and looks easy to make. My 4-H kids need an easy project for a community service activity we are doing and this might just fit that bill. Thanks for posting this picture!

  5. Jessica says:

    Felt and holidays just belong together!

  6. How FUN is that!

  7. Jennifer says:

    This is an adorable pillow!

  8. Consuelo says:

    Felt is so easy to work with. Thanks for sharing all the great ideas!

  9. Heather K says:

    I’ve had this design in my pinterest for ages, and the felt and scissors in my carry around bag for a few weeks. Just need a few minutes to get going! Great pillow!

  10. Andi says:

    I love this pillow! A friend of mine made a holiday wallhanging with felt circles last year and it was gorgeous!

  11. rwebb says:

    oh I hope I have time to make this!

  12. Ramona says:

    I love Amy’s stuff. This would be a quick project with a big impact.

  13. Kirsten N says:

    Such a cheerful pillow!!

  14. Bree says:

    Cool looks like fun!

  15. Vickie says:

    Love this pillow. And I love the idea of using felt! 🙂

  16. Christine says:

    How cute!

  17. Anne Marie says:

    So cute – love this pillow.

  18. Molly Martin says:

    Very retro!

  19. MarciaW says:

    This is very festive and pretty. Thanks

  20. Cricket says:

    Oh! That reminds me of a pillow I had started and… not finished. I love it in those holiday colors.

  21. Modern Manson says:

    oooo, super cute!

  22. Tabitha says:

    I love that retro look!

  23. Annie says:

    Cute and festive! I especially like the stitched snowflake design in the centers of some of the circles.

  24. katevet says:

    That’s so sweet! Thank you 🙂

  25. Cinnamon says:

    I like this idea for anytime of year! The pillow looks cute but durable (read: able to withstand a 2 and 4 yr old). 🙂

  26. Rebecca says:

    These are so bright and cheery! I love them 🙂

  27. Melissa says:

    Cute pillows, I totally need to stock up on some felt for all the projects I see popping up for the holidays!

  28. Rebecca says:

    So cute! And I can see how easily this could be translated into non-holiday colors with great results!

  29. It needs… buttons!

  30. Wendy says:

    Really super cute!

  31. Miet says:


  32. linda says:

    Very cute and easy idea!

  33. Ginny says:

    Very vintage-looking! Love this!

  34. There is something about felt and hand stitching that makes everything seem so Christmassy! I mentioned your blog today on my blog – referenced the art smock tutorial – I hope that is ok.

  35. Jess says:

    Um, YES. I love this!!!

  36. Kati says:

    Love this design. So simple but so good!

  37. I love this pillow!! Yep, another one for the to do list.

  38. Beth T says:

    What a lively variation of the old “penny rugs”. Looks fun to make, too.

  39. joy says:

    I love the simplicity and bold colors of this project!

  40. jenny says:

    cute! and Im guessing I can do a few of these before the big holiday!

  41. Lauri says:

    This is one of those “why didn’t I think of that?”projects! So colorful and a great way to show off your hand embroidery stitches!

  42. Glenys says:

    Felty fun!!

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